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Tim Hortons Density

Tim Hortons Density

Tim Hortons Density Inspired by this post, I wanted to examine the locations and density of Tim Hortons restaurants in Canada. Using Stats Canada data, each census tract is queried on Foursquare for Tims locations. Setup options(stringsAsFactors = F) require(timmysDensity) require(plyr) require(maps) require(ggplot2) require(geosphere) Statistics Canada Census Data The actual Statistics Canada data at the dissemination block level can be downloaded from here. You will want to...

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Fukushima region radiation decrease

December 8, 2013
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Fukushima region radiation decrease

Fukushima is still a topic which gets headlines, and somewhere in a comment was a link to actual and historical radiation data: Fukushima prefecture radioactivity measurement map.  It takes a bit of time to load but then you have a map of the Fukushima region with current radiation levels at measurement stations. Somewhere on that website there is...

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24 Days of R: Day 8

December 7, 2013
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24 Days of R: Day 8

I saved the data from the last post which shows the percentage of Republican voters in each county. In addition to that column, I also have figures from the 2010 census. This will show things like age, ethnicity, urbanization and home ownership. Those census figures show actual population counts, so they'll need to be altered

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24 Days of R: Day 7

December 7, 2013
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24 Days of R: Day 7

Carrying on from the last post, I'm going to take a closer look at election results for the 2012 US presidential election in North Carolina. This state's 15 electoral votes went to the Republican, Mitt Romney. On the US electoral college map, that means the state shows up as red. As I write this, I'm

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Random points on the Earth

December 7, 2013
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Random points on the Earth

The problem with puzzles is that you keep it in your head for days, until you find an answer. Or at least some ideas about a possible answer. This is what happened to me a few weeks ago, when a colleague of mine asked me the following question : Consider points uniformly distributed on a sphere. What is the...

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24 Days of R: Day 6

December 6, 2013
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24 Days of R: Day 6

I've finally had some success at munging some HTML. For quite some time, I've wanted to render a county level choropleth for US presidential election results. The numbers are all there on Politico.com, but attempts to use readHTMLTable never returned the full set of data. It still doesn't, but I have sorted out how to

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New package: jsonlite. A smart(er) JSON encoder/decoder.

December 6, 2013
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New package: jsonlite. A smart(er) JSON encoder/decoder.

This week we released a new package on CRAN: jsonlite. This package is a fork of RJSONIO by Duncan Temple Lang and builds on the same parser, but uses a different mapping between R objects and JSON data. The package vignette goes in great detail and has many examples on...

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New package: jsonlite. A smart(er) JSON encoder/decoder.

December 6, 2013
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New package: jsonlite. A smart(er) JSON encoder/decoder.

This week we released a new package on CRAN: jsonlite. This package is a fork of RJSONIO by Duncan Temple Lang and builds on the same parser, but uses a different mapping between R objects and JSON data. The package vignette goes in great detail and has many examples on...

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Introduction to R and ggplot2 course

December 6, 2013
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This course is about getting to grips with the basics of the R command line for basic data analysis and visualisation. There's a focus on maps and ggplot2. The first part of the course uses Rich Harris's "Short Introduction to R" (here). The second part works through an "Introduction to Spatial Data and ggplot2" (Cheshire and Lovelace, 2013), which can be found...

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Introduction to R and ggplot2 course

December 6, 2013
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This course is about getting to grips with the basics of the R command line for basic data analysis and visualisation. There's a focus on maps and ggplot2. The first part of the course uses Rich Harris's "Short Introduction to R" (here). The second part works through an "Introduction to Spatial Data and ggplot2" (Cheshire and Lovelace, 2013), which can be found...

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